SECTION I—Part A
Directions: Questions 1-36 are divided into five sets of questions based on color images shown in the orange booklet for Section I: Multiple Choice, Part A, Images. Each set is based on one or two images. In the sets, each of the questions or incomplete statements is followed by four suggested answers or completions. Select the one that is best in each case and fill in the corresponding circle on the answer sheet.
You will have twenty minutes to answer the questions in Part A, and you are advised to spend four minutes on each set of questions. The proctor will announce when each four-minute interval has elapsed, but you may proceed freely from one set to the next.
Note: This exam uses the chronological designations B.C.E. (before the common era) and C.E. (common era). These labels correspond to B.C. (before Christ) and A.D. (anno Domini), which are used in some art history textbooks.
Questions 1-7 refer to the corresponding color image shown in the orange booklet.
1. The work shown was created during which of the
following art-historical periods?
2. The work functioned as
(A) an icon
(B) a book cover
(C) an altarpiece
(D) a purse lid
3. Works such as this were created in
(B) early universities
(C) monastic workshops
(D) national academies
4. The work is evidence of
(A) a return to iconoclasm
(B) the rise of secular universities
(C) an interest in Franciscan theology
(D) the flourishing of codex production
5. The portrayal of Christ primarily emphasizes
(B) his triumph over death
(C) his preaching and parables
(D) his intense suffering
6. The raised figures were created using which of the
following metalworking methods?
(D) Cire perdue
7. The jewels on the frame were intended to do all of
the following EXCEPT
(A) glorify the word of God
(B) catch and reflect the light
(C) evoke a heavenly Jerusalem
(D) symbolize human vanity